Tilt-Up Company Certification

Certification is coming.  It is the trend of the future, like it or not.  Building code jurisdictions are asking for it; Owners are asking for it; Our own members are asking for it. If is going to happen would you prefer that it is developed within the industry or by an outside, third party, who […]

Creating Effective Project Sheets

By: Wendy Ward, Constructive Communication, Inc. How many times have you scheduled a meeting with a potential client or business partner and realized that you don’t have any materials that show the recent great projects that you have completed? This scenario leads to a scramble to assemble photos and facts about the project. All the […]

Member Profile: Sunshine Structures, Inc.

By: Wendy Ables, Constructive Communication, Inc. As a member of the CON/STEEL Alliance, Sunshine Structures, Inc. has positioned itself as a leading Tilt-Up construction firm in the southeast. With headquarters located in Lehigh Acres, Fla., the firm has offices in New Orleans, La., Columbus, Ga. and Raleigh, N.C. They also have the ability to effectively […]

Professional Achievement Award Winners Announced

By: Wendy Ward, Constructive Communication, Inc. TCA has announced the recipients of five professional achievement awards presented at TCA’s annual meeting held on Thursday, Jan. 20 in conjunction with the World of Concrete. The award recipients for 2011, selected by the Association’s Board of Directors after nomination by the general membership and recommendation by the […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Availability of Video on AFRL Blast Research

TCA has announced the availability of a video discussing the findings from research with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). In conjunction with the Portland Cement Association (PCA), the wall tests series define the resistance and failure mode of standard Tilt-Up concrete insulated sandwich walls subjected to Department of Defense (DoD) compliant forces. “The video […]

Contractors Raise Concerns About Certain Plastic Components

The TCA has been made aware of some possible performance issues related to the use of specific plastic components in some concrete sandwich panels. A delamination of the concrete face layer of sandwich panels utilizing the TipCon connector was noted by a Tilt-Up contractor who used the system in at least two instances. In incidents […]

Nationally Recognized Structural Engineering Firm Changes Name

DAYTON, Ohio – (January 31, 2011) Steinbicker and Associates, Inc., a structural engineering firm located in Dayton, Ohio since 1982 announces that it is changing its name to MER Engineers, Inc. to reflect a transition in firm ownership. Since 2006, Mark E. Remmetter P.E., S.E. has been operating the firm as Managing Principal and as […]

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TILT-UP TODAY, a publication of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, is THE source for Tilt-Up industry news, market intelligence, business strategies, technical solutions, product information, and other resources for professionals in the Tilt-Up industry. A subscription to TILT-UP TODAY is included in a TCA membership. Subscriptions for potential TCA members are also available. If you would like to receive a complimentary subscription to the publication, please contact the TCA.